Encore Michigan

‘Strawberry: What Party?’ returns to Dearborn’s Adray Theater

News September 14, 2017
DEARBORN, MICH.–The word "allegedly" pops up a lot when discussing the killing of Tamara Greene, an exotic dancer in Detroit linked to former Detroit Mayor... Continue Reading

Call for new plays for festival at Western Michigan Univ.

News September 11, 2017
KALAMAZOO, MICH.–Western Michigan University’s 4th Annual Activate: Midwest New Play Festival is now seeking unproduced full-length plays from playwrights living in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, or Wisconsin. ... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep announces fall/winter semester of their Actors Workshop; income-based scholarships available

News August 22, 2017
DETROIT - August 17, 2017 - The Detroit Repertory Theatre has announced the fall/winter semester of the Actors Workshop, beginning with registration on Saturday, September... Continue Reading

Individual tickets on sale August 21 for Wharton Center’s 35th anniversary season

News August 21, 2017
EAST LANSING—Individual tickets for most shows in Wharton Center’s 2017-2018 season go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 21, at 10:00 a.m.... Continue Reading

Meadow Brook Theatre Guild announces date for annual fundraiser: October 19

News August 12, 2017
SHELBY TOWNSHIP—The Meadow Brook Theatre Guild will hold its second annual fundraising event, BeWitched & BeDazzled, on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep accepting sign-ups for Fall Actors Workshop

News August 11, 2017
DETROIT, Mich.–The Detroit Repertory Theatre is accepting registrations for its Fall 10-week workshop, and scholarships are available to low to moderate income participants. The cost... Continue Reading

Purple Rose raises $250,000 at BBQ fund raiser

News August 11, 2017
CHELSEA, Mich. (August 10, 2017)— The Purple Rose Theatre Company’s (PRTC) 5th Annual Backyard BBQ raised nearly $250,000, double its previous record, to support the theatre’s 26th season... Continue Reading

Detroit’s PuppetART to close doors at end of August

News August 09, 2017
DETROIT, Mich.–PuppetART has been a magical place in downtown Detroit for 20 years, but it will soon be closing. The combination theater and puppet studio/museum... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep to host street fair August 19

News August 08, 2017
DETROIT - August 01, 2017 - The Detroit Repertory Theatre will host a first ever neighborhood Arts & Culture Festival at its home in the... Continue Reading

Local artists support MSU Friends of Theatre at garden party event

News August 04, 2017
EAST LANSING—Four local artists and one gardener will join forces to support the efforts of students in the Michigan State University Department of Theatre when... Continue Reading